Maricopa County is dedicated to providing its citizens with a wide range of services to improve their quality of life. From public safety and health to flood control and education, the county employs more than 13,000 people to make sure its residents have access to the resources they need. The county offers a variety of emergency rental assistance, funeral assistance programs, legal assistance for renters, rent and mortgage assistance, and utility assistance. These services are designed to help those in need, providing limited financial aid for utilities, mortgages, and rentals.
The Maricopa County Emergency Rental Assistance Program is one such service. It is available to qualified county residents outside the cities of Phoenix, Mesa, Glendale, Chandler, and Gilbert. Additionally, the city of Gila Bend offers limited eviction prevention assistance. AZCEND is another organization that provides services to Maricopa County residents.
Located in Chandler, AZCEND serves residents of Chandler, Gilbert, Sun Lakes, and the part of Queen Creek in Maricopa County. Maricopa County's mission is to provide regional leadership and the necessary public services so that its citizens can enjoy healthy and safe lives. The county works hard to make sure all its residents have access to the resources they need.